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Woman Shoots, Kills Man After He Refused To Kiss Her: Prosecutors

A 28-year-old woman in Illinois fatally shot a man after he refused to kiss her and instead asked his girlfriend for a kiss while the three were drinking together, prosecutors said at her Saturday bond hearing. Claudia Resendiz-Flores had recently moved in with the victim and his girlfriend at the...
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Motorcyclist Dies In Southwest Side Road Rage Incident

By Mary Chappell CHICAGO (CBS) — A motorcyclist died in the Southwest Side after a road rage incident early Sunday morning. Shortly before 1:30 a.m., a 39-year-old man was involved in a minor crash with a blue pick-up truck that fled the scene, causing the motorcyclist to chase the pick-up truck westbound on 36th Street at a high rate of speed, police said. That’s when he struck a defect in the roadway and lost control of his motorcycle in the 4200 block of West 36th Street. The driver of the pick-up truck fled the scene and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Police are investigating the incident.
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Why It’s Time For Dr. Halstead to be Written Out of Chicago Med

Since its debut in 2015, Chicago Med has become one of the most popular medical dramas on TV. The series is primarily set in the emergency department at the fictional Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. Featuring an ensemble cast, Chicago Med has introduced viewers to several characters. Among them is none other than the rebellious attending physical, Dr. Will Halstead. Portrayed by Nick Gehlfuss, Dr. Halstead is the kind of doctor who isn’t afraid to bend the rules in order to get what he wants. However, after years of watching him disregard almost every protocol in the hospital, it seems like his storyline is getting a little tired. Could it be time for the show to part ways with the infamous doctor? Here’s why it’s time for Chicago Med to get rid of Dr. Halstead.
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Vigil held for Kierra Moore, teen shot to death on West Side

CHICAGO — Kierra Moore was a standout basketball player at Michele Clark Magnet High School, and a student her teachers adored. “She was fiercely independent. She had her own mind very early, she was not a follower by any means,” former teacher Tara Stamps said. Moore was a twin, inseparable from her sister. The two […]

Rolling Meadows Woman Charged With First Degree Murder After Shooting That Left Man Dead

ROLLING MEADOWWS, Ill. (CBS) — A Rolling Meadows woman is charged with first degree murder after a shooting that killed a man. Officers on Oct. 14., around 9:44 p.m., responded to a report of a gunshot within a building located at 4700 Arbor Dr. in the northwest suburb. Officers found a 29-year-old male victim who had been shot in the chest. He was later pronounced dead. Claudia Resendiz-Florez who was taken into custody after being identified by a witness. The incident was isolated based on the evidence found at the scene according to authorities. She was transported to Central Bond Court at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse for a bond hearing. No further information is available at this time.

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FBI Agents Accuse Chicago Drill Scene For Violent Crimes Following FBG Duck Murder Arrests

Law enforcement blamed the Chicago Drill rap scene in a press conference for its influence on crimes earlier this week as they arrested five suspects tied to the 2020 murder of Chicago rapper FBG Duck — Charles “C-Murda” Liggins, Kenneth “Kenny” Roberson, Tacarlos “Los” Offerd, Christopher “C Thang” Thomas and Marcus “Muwop” Smart.

Woman charged in murder of 29-year-old man in Rolling Meadows

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — A woman has been charged in connection with the murder of a 29-year-old man in Rolling Meadows, according to police. Police said officers responded to The Preserve at Woodfield apartment complex just before 9:45 p.m. Thursday evening in the 4700 block of Arbor Drive when officers discovered a 29-year-old man, James […]

CPD officer suing ex-superintendent Eddie Johnson asks for 75% disability pay increase

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Chicago police officer suing ex-superintendent Eddie Johnson for sexual harassment is asking for an increase in her disability pay. Cynthia Donald receives half of her salary through ordinary disability. The Chicago Sun-Times reported the 46-year-old has applied for on-duty disability from the Policeman’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago that would bump it up to 75%.

Geneva Lake boat crash, Illinois man dead

LINN, Wis. - A 66-year-old Illinois man is dead after two boats crashed on Geneva Lake on Saturday morning, Oct. 16. According to Geneva Lake police, the boats collided in the middle area of the lake, east of Cedar Point, around 7 a.m. After the collision, both boats immediately went to a private pier in the town of Linn.

Alleged Argyle CTA attacker, mistakenly released, is back in custody

Kenneth Ray, who was mistakenly released from custody last month after police arrested him in connection with an attack at the Argyle Red Line station that the FBI said may have been a hate crime, is back in jail. But the story grew stranger this week when prosecutors revealed that a slur Ray allegedly yelled at the Asian victim was not anti-Asian. It was the n-word.

Man shot, killed in Rolling Meadows apartment building

A woman is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of a 29-year-old man at a Rolling Meadows apartment building Thursday night, according to a police news release. The gunshot victim was identified as James P. Jones. The suspect, Claudia Resendiz-Florez or Claudia Resendiz-Flores, as being held pending...

At Least 1 Person Killed, 7 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago

CIHCAGO (CBS) — At least eight people had been shot in weekend gun violence in Chicago as of Saturday afternoon, and one of them had been killed. At least one of the surviving victims was under 18. The first homicide of the weekend happened at 1:50 a.m. Saturday in the Roseland community. A 29-year-old man was walking out of a gas station in the 10000 block of South Michigan Avenue when another man came up and shot him. The man was shot in the head and back and was pronounced dead on the scene. He was identified as Joshua Ijames. In other shootings since...